(Prepared by Coordination Section)

(Corrected upto 31st March, 2017)

S.No. Description

An Overview

Functions of Sections/Cells/Units

1. Administration –I

2. Administration –II

3. Administration-Ill

4. Administration-IV

5. Budget

6. Company Law –I

7. Company Law – II

8. Company Law– III

9. Company Law-IV( Legal)

10. Company Law-V(Policy)

11. Company Law–VI’

12. Cash

13. Competition

14. Coordination

15. Cost Audit Branch

16. CSR Cell

17. E-Governance

18. General

19. Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs

20. Infrastructure

21. Internal Finance Division

22. International Cooperation

23. Insolvency

24. Investor Grievances Management Cell

25. Investor Education Protection Fund

26. Library

27. Official Language

28. Parliament Section

29. Professional Institutions

30. Research & Analysis Division

31. Statistics Division

32. Vigilance

33. Organization Chart of Ministry



1.1 The vision of the Ministry is ‘sustained corporate growth with enlightened regulation’.

1.2 The Department of Company Affairs was first constituted in 1950s. It remained either a Department or a part of Ministry of Law, Ministry of Finance or Ministry of Commerce till 2004. It became a Ministry in 2004 and acquired its present name in May 2007. Under the Government of India (Allocation of Business) Rules 1961, following subjects are assigned to the Ministry:-

(i) Administration of the Companies Act, 1956/2013.

(ii) Administration of the Companies (Donation of National Funds) Act, 1951 (54 of 1951)

(iii) Administration of the Monopolies and Restrictive Trade Practices Act, 1969 [(54 of 1969) Only residual matters]

(iv) Monopolies and Restrictive Trade Practices Commission. (Only residual matters)

(v) Professions of Accountancy [(The Chartered Accountants Act, 1949(38 of 1949)]; Profession of Costs and Works Accountancy [The Cost and Works Accountants Act, 1959 (23 of 1959)]; Profession of Company Secretaries [The Company Secretaries Act, 1980 (56 of 1980)].

(vi) Collection of statistics relating to companies.

(vii) Legislation relating to law of Partnership and the exercise of certain functions under Chapter VII of the Indian Partnership Act, 1932 (9 of 1932) in centrally administered areas. (The administration of the Act vests with the State Governments).

(viii) The responsibility of the Centre relating to matters concerning centrally administered areas. (The administration of the Act vests with the State Governments)

(ix) Legislation in relation to registration of societies and exercise of functions under the Societies Registration Act, 1860 (21 of 1860) in centrally administered areas.

(x) Competition Commission of India. The Competition Act, 2000 (12 of 2003)

(xi) Serious Fraud Investigation Office.

(xii) Administration of Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code.

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